Tropical Ecologist: Australia must Follow U.S. and EU in Banning Illegally Logged Wood | WWF

Tropical Ecologist: Australia must Follow U.S. and EU in Banning Illegally Logged Wood



Posted on 09 February 2012
From Mongabay: Australia should join the widening effort to stamp out illegal logging, according to testimony given this week by tropical ecologist William Laurance with James Cook University. Presenting before the Australian Senate's rural affairs committee, Laurance argued that the massive environmental and economic costs of illegal logging worldwide should press Australia to tighten regulations against importing illegally logged timber at home.
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